Annual Wade-In and issuing of Nanticoke River Report Card ‘grades’ set for Thursday, July 28 at Trap Pond State Park
The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) in partnership with DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship invites the public to join in celebration of the Nanticoke River and learn more about its current health and water quality issues at the annual Nanticoke Wade-In. This year’s event to be held Thursday, July 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park near Laurel.
DNREC marks American Wetlands Month with ongoing efforts to restore wetlands, raise awareness and encourage actions
DNREC observes American Wetlands Month with ongoing efforts to restore wetlands, raise awareness of their values and benefits, and encourage actions to protect them.
DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting project proposals for matching grants for community water quality improvement projects.
Nearly every person in Delaware drinks some form of groundwater on a daily basis, so we all have a reason to preserve its quality. That’s why the Delaware Office of Drinking Water (ODW) within the Division of Public Health (DPH) is recognizing national Protect Your Groundwater Day on September 8, 2015.
Delaware’s revised wastewater system regulations will become effective Jan. 11, 2014. The regulations keep pace with changes in technology for large and small systems, protect public health and reduce pollution in groundwater, streams, rivers and bays, helping Delaware to meet its goal of achieving clean water. The changes correspond to regulations in effect for the past four years in Delaware’s Inland Bays Watershed. They also protect homebuyers from acquiring malfunctioning septic systems.